Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs - Building Homes and Strengthening Communities

Laws and Rules on Relocation and Acquisition of Real Property

U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Title 49 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) “Uniform Act”

http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/realestate/ua/index.htm

TITLE 42 - The Public Health and Welfare, Chapter 61 - Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies for Federal and Federally-Assisted Programs  01/03/2012 (112-90)

Supersedes:  Public Law 91-646, the "Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970," (Uniform Act), Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act of 1987

49 CFR PART 24--Uniform Relocation Assistance (URA) and Real Property Acquisition for Federal and Federally-Assisted Programs

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Title 24

HUD-CPD Real Estate Acquisition and Relocation, Laws and Regulations

24 CFR Part 42 Displacement, Relocation Assistance, and Real Property Acquisition For HUD and HUD-Assisted Programs Section 104(d)

24 CFR §92.353 Displacement, relocation, and acquisition (HOME Investment Partnerships, Subpart H—Other Federal Requirements)

24 CFR § 290.17 Displacement of tenants and relocation assistance (Disposition of Multifamily Projects and Sale of HUD-Held Multifamily Mortgages, Subpart A)

24 CFR Part 570 Community Development Block Grants (CDBG – applies to Neighborhood Stabilization Program)

24 CFR §570.606 Displacement, relocation, acquisition, and replacement of housing (HUD, CDBG, Subpart K—Other Program Requirements)

24 CFR §970, Demolition or Disposition of Public Housing Projects; Final Rule -- http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/documents/huddoc?id=DOC_16267.pdf

Other HUD Requirements:  42 USC Sec. 3537c. - Prohibition of Lump-Sum Payments

Texas Property Code, Chapter 21. Eminent Domain

http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/PR/htm/PR.21.htm

Section 21.043 Displacement from Dwelling or Place of Business.
Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 3504, ch. 576, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1984.

Sec. 21.044. Damages from Temporary Possession.
Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 3505, ch. 576, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1984.

Sec. 21.046. Relocation Assistance Program.
Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 3505, ch. 576, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1984.Amended by: Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 81, Sec. 16, eff. September 1, 2011.

Sec. 21.047.  ASSESSMENT OF COSTS AND FEES.